Tag: African American

Don't Want to Drink the Water we Poisoned Show us Your ID!

While the Flint water crisis has disproportionately affected Michigan’s poorest population, reports that Flint’s undocumented immigrants are too scared to seek clean water are compounding the disaster. According to widespread reports, residents have been asked to provide valid state identification in order to receive free water bottles, filters, replacement cartridges…

Trump's Comments are 74 Percent Lies

Donald Trump says a lot ofinsensitive things. Some of his comments are disparaging, such as attacking women’s looks, and others are bigoted, such as his remarks about Mexicans or Muslims. But lately, Trump’s statements have gone beyond simply sharing his opinion to falsifying facts in a way that closely resembles…

Yale Fraternity Party: ‘White Girls Only’

By Sheryl Estrada Yale University. Photo by Shutterstock. Sofia Petros-Gouin, a Columbia University freshman, visited friends at Yale University over the weekend. She attended a Halloween party at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity house on Friday and saw a white SAE member standing at the crowded entrance, telling a…

Trump Tries, But Fails To Draw a Black Audience

Donald Trump says Black people love him. At an event in South Carolina last week he even pulled out a poll from his pocket showing “huge” support among Blacks, yet at that very event, co-sponsored by the state’s African-American Chamber of Commerce, there were very few African-Americans in attendance. Most…

New Data Sheds Light on Where Hate Groups Thrive

New data, consisting of information from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and American Communities Project, is trying to determine exactly where hate groups are more likely to exist in the United States. The analysis concluded that the two types of counties (both of which exist primarily in but are…

What Rock and Roll Really Means

Did you know that the term “rock and roll” was slang for sex in the African-American community in the early 1900s You’ll find that outand moreif you are lucky enough to talk to Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm, vice president of planning and external affairs for the Rock and Roll Hall of…